• 1997

Hardware Description

Hitachi announced the VT800 UNIX server in October 1997 as the flagship of its 9000V series. The VT800 featured Hewlett-Packard’s PA-8000 64-bit RISC processor and could be scaled up to 16 processors in a symmetric multiprocessing configuration using a crossbar switch with a peak performance of 26.8 GB/s.